Cutlass 15

The latest issue of Cutlass, the bulletin of Caribbean Labour Solidarity is now out, download it here…

Articles on:

  • The situation in Guyana
  • US Dockworkers Strike for Justice
  • Statues and slavery
  • Venezuela: UK’s colonialist impulses
  • Report from Jamaica
  • Israel plans to annex parts of Palestine
  • A Tribute to Ed Spring

Billy Strachan

RAF Officer, Communist, Civil Rights Pioneer,
Legal Administrator, Internationalist and
ABOVE ALL CARIBBEAN MAN
by David Horsley

A CLS publication
To obtain a copy or for further information contact the author at ukdavid.d@gmail.com

Billy Strachan was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He arrived in England in March 1940 and joined the Royal Air Force. He became an air gunner and then a flight lieutenant. He returned briefly to Jamaica and then came back to England in 1947. He was a member of the Communist Party and the secretary of the London branch of the Caribbean Labour Congress. He founded a monthly journal, Caribbean News.

He was a founder member of Caribbean Labour Solidarity.

Cutlass 13

Cutlass Issue 13 is now available for download…

Articles on:

  • Glasgow University ‘benefited from slave trade profits’
  • US Invasion of Grenada ­ 35th Anniversary
  • Black Tudors:The Untold Story
  • Nicaragua in the Context of the Failed Coup
  • Pollution threatens the Caribbean
  • Justice for LGBT